The Punjab Chief Minister visited the Office of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI). Captain Amarinder Singh visited the PCI in New Delhi on Thursday, where he was briefed about the ongoing preparations of the Paralympic athletes for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympic Games 2021.
The Tokyo Paralympic Games will commence on August 24 and CM Singh was impressed by the preparations made by the Indian athletes for the competition. Amarinder also assured his full support on behalf of the Punjab government for all the Paralympic athletes.
The CM assured that the state would provide the necessary support to the para-athletes on a regular basis, even beyond the Tokyo competition. The CM also said that there would be state and national level competitions in Punjab at a large scale.
The Chief Minister expressed his satisfaction with the preparation and new planned targets as they are set to be bigger than the 2016 Rio Paralympics. The PCI secretary general Gursharan Singh and Governing board member Ashok Bedi thanked the Punjab CM for his visit and assurance of support.